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July 2021 - Ideas for Every Day

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 July looms leaders. I imagine you’re knee-deep into summertime activities. Does anyone else feel like the summer is their busiest time of the year too? To aid you in your summertime activities, we’ve fashioned a calendar with ideas for every day. We've paired daily holidays with learning and family activities to help you find the JOY in  every  day. To use it: Glance it over,  Click the links that interest you,  Let the learning begin! (or download your printable calendar here ).  And now,  Jump to last year’s line-up (with details for  every  day). Get a BLANK July 2021 calendar with (see pictures below) An inspirational quote OR Selected Bible verse   Or keep reading to learn more about Our Top 5 Picks. Get your BLANK July 2021 calendar featuring this Bible verse . Get your BLANK July 2021 calendar  featuring this quote . Our Favorite Five July 2021 Activities 1.       U.S. Postage Stamp Day – Thursday, July 1, 2021 U.S. Postage Stamp Day is an easy choice for me be

Wisdom of Ants: Protect My King

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 Ants are, arguably, not the most exciting topic. In fact, many consider them pests and study them in ways that entail only speedy eradication methods.  However, the more I march with them, the more I learn from them. Would you like to journey with me? If so, here are paths to explore : General Exploration Why are we urged to consider ants on our wisdom quest? What might it be like to live as an ant ?  Am I a sluggard? Do I really need the help of an ant? How can I apply explicit advice from the verse today? My Responsibilities, Upon Consideration of the Ant Speak life. Keep marching. Keep doing the work assigned to me and know it is vital. And now, as I continue the responsibility path, I wonder: how might I Picture by Shammiknr via Pixabay An Ant’s Perspective An ant’s protection of their queen is instinctual at every stage : Larvae eat invading larva   ( BBC )  to ensure an alien colony does not infiltrate their queen’s nest. Young adults care for the larva  ( BBC )  of

ABC Nature Walk: S is for Snail

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ABC Nature Walk: R is for Redwoods

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ABC Nature Walk: M is for Mountains

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ABC Nature Walk: O is for Ocean

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ABC Nature Walk: A is for Ant - Practice Portions

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Did you know the Mr. is busy accompanying the littlest of learners on ABC Nature Walks  via YouTube ? Likely you did, considering he posts them here too. If you have a Preschool or Kindergarten learner, check out Mr. Wolfe's Kinder Garden's ABC Nature Walks at this link on YouTube .  While the ABC Nature Walk playlist enables your adventurer to go on many letter inspired nature walks, we felt leaders might desire additional educational nourishment for the learning journey. So, we cooked up some practice portions to accompany you on the trail or when you return.  Check out all the steps we're taking with you right here in this very post:   a is for ant practice portions  crafted by Wolfe Stew   including a convenient how-to  guide . (Pictured below.) The ABC Nature Walk: a is for ant video - for an all-included adventure The ASL Sounds: Let's Discover "a" - connecting gestures with sounds 5 Additional Ant Activities - for a well-rounded adventure a is for an